Notes from the Rep Biz - 11-22-2019

Notes from the Rep Biz - 11-22-2019


Zazie Beetz, the in-demand actress who most recently co-starred in Joker, has signed with a team including Fatmata Kamara, Elan Ruspoli and Ida Ziniti. She is departing Gersh.

Celebrated indie filmmaker Drake Doremus has signed with David Kopple.

Pro gamers Brian Kibler and Allie "Alliestrasza" Macpherson are now signed to CAA, as this sector of the entertainment industry continues to boom.


The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (and Mad Men) star Kiernan Shipka was signed by a team that includes Esther Chang, TJ Bernardy and Warren Zavala. She comes over from CAA.

Julia Fox, one of the stars of the buzzed-about indie Uncut Gems, has signed with Michael DeVeau.

WME has signed Anna Sawai, who will be seen in the next installment of the Fast and Furious franchise. Her agents are Chris Fioto and TJ Bernardy.

Charismatic former NBA star Chris Bosh has chosen WME to represent him in the next chapter of his career.

At ICM Partners:

Joaquina Kalukango, one of the stars of the Broadway smash hit Slave Play, has signed with a team that includes Lorrie Bartlett and Sean Liebowitz.

Past Golden Globe nominee Hong Chau (Downsizing, Watchmen) has signed with Bonnie Bernstein and Adam Schweitzer.

Stephen Trask, who composed the music for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is another new sign for ICM.

Elsewhere around town:

Talent manager Adam Griffin has left his longtime home of LINK Entertainment to start Vault Entertainment. He is bringing along fellow managers Samir Karar, Diandra Younesi and Natalie Thomas. The new company launches with a strong stable of TV talent that includes Kelsey Grammar, Patricia Heaton and Wayne Brady.

Paradigm has signed another Slave Play actor, namely James Cusati-Moyer.

Another member of the cast of ...Sabrina, actor Gavin Leatherwood, is now with UTA.

Mindhunter season two standout Lauren Glazier is a new sign for Gersh.

APA has signed actors Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost) and Thaddeus Street (The Deuce).

Sources: The Hollywood ReporterDeadlineVariety